Lawful

имя прилагательное 1) законный Например: Is it lawful to hunt deer in this state? — Не запрещено ли охотиться на оленей в этом штате? - lawful age Синоним(ы): constitutional, legal, legitimate, licit, valid Антоним(ы): illegal, unconstitutional, unlawful 2) руководимый законами природы - lawful blanket - lawful jam

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Lawful

adjective 1. a. being in harmony with the law
Example: a lawful judgment b. constituted, authorized, or established by law ; rightful
Example: lawful institutions 2. law-abiding
Example: lawful citizenslawfully adverblawfulness noun Synonyms: lawful, legal, legitimate, licit mean being in accordance with law. lawful may apply to conformity with law of any sort (as natural, divine, common, or canon)
Example: the lawful sovereign. legal applies to what is sanctioned by law or in conformity with the law, especially as it is written or administered by the courts
Example: legal residents of the state. legitimate may apply to a legal right or status but also, in extended use, to a right or status supported by tradition, custom, or accepted standards
Example: a perfectly legitimate question about taxes. licit applies to a strict conformity to the provisions of the law and applies especially to what is regulated by law
Example: the licit use of drugs by doctors.

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